Definition for RE-COV-ER-A-BLE


  1. That may be regained or recovered. Goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable.
  2. That may be restored from sickness.
  3. That may be brought back to a former condition. A prodigal course / Is like the sun's, but not like his recoverable. – Shak.
  4. That may be obtained from a debtor or possessor. The debt is recoverable.

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